Gerald Hurdis and Lawrence Belisle found the strangest thing in an empty lot on Napoleon Street on the 13th of January in 1956. They had no idea however, that what they had found had fallen from the sky that day.
A mid air plane collision sent a RCAF jet fighter to the ground, while another plane flown by F.O Green limped home missing half a tail. Flt. Leut. John Kitchen of Alberta and navigator Flying Officer J. W. Delorey of Quebec City landed miles apart after the collision but neither was injured. Based in the Uplands airport, the planes were on a routine training missions when the accident happened heading west at 460 miles an hour.
Blown out of the plane at 13,000 feet they were seen by citizens of the Carleton Place area as the plane crashed in a bush lot owned by Al Munro three miles out of…
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